Fanny and Feathery

From Knitting Fresh Brioche* by Nancy Marchant.

Use a circular needle or a pair of double-pointed needles. Slide after working odd-numbered rows with color A. Turn after working even-numbered rows with color B.

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Shown with a cast-on count of 35 stitches.   Getting chart...

  • Rows 1, 5, and 9 (WS): P1, *brSl, p1, repeat from *.
  • Rows 2 and 10 (WS): Sl1 wyif, k1, *brSl, k1, repeat from * to last st, sl1 wyif.
  • Row 3: K1, *brSl, [k1, brSl] 7 times, 1-to-9 inc, repeat from * to last 2 sts, brSl, k1 (multiple of 24 sts, plus 3).
  • Rows 4 and 8 (RS): Sl1 wyib, p1, *brSl, p1, repeat from * to last st, sl1 wyib.
  • Row 6 (WS): Sl1 wyif, k1, *[brSl, k1] 4 times, [brSl, sl1-k2tog-psso] 4 times, repeat from * to last st, sl1 wyif (multiple of 16 sts, plus 3).
  • Row 7: K1, *brSl, k1, repeat from *.
  • Repeat rows 3-10.